Germany’s industrial slump unexpectedly deepened in October amid a steep decline in investment goods, raising concerns that some of the early signs of a manufacturing revival may have already been smothered.
South Korea went down one notch to rank as the fourth-largest trading partner of Japan in October, data showed on Friday, indicating that demand for Japanese goods here has been weak amid the trade row between the two Asian neighbors.
The Dutch Ambassador to Tehran Jacques Werner said that his country is willing to establish mutual cooperation with the Kish Free Zone Organization in water management, renewable energies and foodstuffs.
An intergovernmental trade facilitation agreement was signed by the chairman of Belarus’ State Customs Committee, Yuri Senko, and the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, Mehdi Mirashrafi.
The economic and energy cooperation between Iran and Tajikistan is growing like never before, mainly as a result of sanctions which have caused Iran to focus more on investment and export opportunities in nearby countries, said Iran’s Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian on the sidelines of a meeting with his Tajik counterpart Usmonali Yunusali Usmonzoda in Tehran.